Boats, Dogs, a Screw Winter Party & More
A cold weekend, but a dry weekend ahead of Mid-Michigan… want to get out and about? Here’s what’s happening in and around Lansing over the weekend of February 3-5, 2023.
Lansing Boat Show
Check out pontoon boats, fishing boats, ski boats and more during the Lansing Boat Show at the Lansing Center this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (2/3). Don’t just look, climb aboard and pretend you’re the captain of the ship Your choice!
Dogs after dark
Bring your leashed pup to Dogs After Dark! It is a guided night hike at the Harris Nature Center in Okemos on Friday evening (2/3) from 7pm. The route is about 3 miles long and should easily help your dog burn off some energy!
Midwinter arts/crafts farmers market
Enjoy a Mid-Winter Art/Craft Farmers Market this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center Gym in Lansing. The event promises more than 60 local vendors with “a wide selection of Michigan-made foods, original artwork, home decor, jewelry, pottery, wood and metalwork, knitted/crocheted and sewn/quilted items, natural soaps, candles, herbal personal care products, stationery and more”!
Fuck the winter party
Can’t wait for the weather to get warmer? You’re not alone. Put on your beachwear and head to Capitol Harley-Davidson in Dimondale on Saturday from 10am to 3pm for their Screw Winter Party! It’s a true winter luau with tropical drinks, a hula hoop contest and more.
Decorating cookies kids class
Michigan Made Treats is conducting a children’s cookie decorating class on Saturday (4/2) from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Allen Neighborhood Center in Lansing. Learn how to make toppings and designs with freshly baked cookies just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Family day out at the MSU Broad Art Museum
This Saturday (April 2nd) is family day at the MSU Broad Art Museum. From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., MSU’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum welcomes kids of all ages for hands-on fun and to explore their creative sides. The event is free, but pre-registration is required.
Terrarium bar to build yourself
Would you like to learn how to build the perfect terrarium? Van Atta’s greenhouse and flower shop in Haslett is hosting a build-it-yourself terrarium bar with seminars taking place both on Saturday (4/2) and Sunday (5/2) lunchtimes. Bring your own materials or buy some on site.
Lansing Roller Derby
Lansing Roller Derby is in action this Saturday night (4/2) with a double header starting at 5:30pm at Court One Training Center in East Lansing. There will be an after party at the Mayfair Bar.
Lansing Reptile & Animal Extravaganza
Midwest Expos is hosting the Lansing Reptile & Animal Extravaganza this Sunday (5/2) from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus Building on North Grand River Avenue in Lansing. Visit and maybe go home with chameleons, spiders, snakes, macaws, cockatoos, parrots, cockatiels and more. Supplies will also be available.
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